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San Francisco 7, Farrell 1, Local Union 1, Moscone 1, Harvey 1, Arlene Ackerman 1, The City 1, Wiener 1, Wiener I. 1, Kevin 1,
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    February 11, 2013
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>> thank you. and i know that chair farrell from budget committee would like to speak as well. one item to appropriate 5 hundred and 7 millions $880,000 to the moscone project. and i'm playing this dollar amount with the comptroller. 70 percent of this would be provided by the moscone district fund which we are voting on today and then the finding of the feasibility which is depended upon upon the election we have today. and the moscone would allow
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improvements of which the neighborhood and supervisors are interested in it would have padded he safety in that portion of howard pulling so many. why moscone has a small operating loss the convention does contribute to your offer all fund. it is expect to increase a lot of jobs and under our general fund by neo 17. and that's just some of the direct benefits we are going to
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see. and as other convention sights increase we're not able to track all of the differences. i'm happy to support this today and i'm excited about the changes that will impact your neighbors. it will welcome tourists and particularly seniors. we're happy about the pedestrians safety and underwriters job that our community will have access to >> and thank you president. we here in budget the committee thifd some of the differences.
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it will create over 3 thousand construction jobs and its stemmed to increase over 3 thousand permanent jobs over years. and also i should be net positive this is going to be net positive in terms of the sales and revenue and we're going to be seeing net positive changes for our general fund going forwarding. it's a win, win >> and let me ask if there are any members from the moscone center that point to make any comments. >> good afternoon today is the culmination of a year worth of work and so i know that hotels
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have cast ballot and are here today to represent their views. i want to thank you for your consideration if i have any questions i'm here to answer that >> and that was the lady in the resource department. >> so first if there are any members of the public who wish to speak in sports of the moscone project, each person will have two minutes per person. >> hello i live in district 6 and moscone center and the south market we - if we didn't have this center we want to keep in
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mind that many people needs some type of recreation especially on the second and third when people are kaupth in their neighborhood and s r hotels. when others are parting in our city till 4 or 5 in the morning. we're hoping that the moscone is a multi purpose community promising. as you know people in our district don't have enough to do and they get in proubl. moscone and harvey miles are for human rights and we voted on
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this. i think you should keep in mind we need to have a change of customers to work out this project and i thank moscone center. i worked there for years i want to make sure it's welcome to all citizens of this community. thank you >> thank you next speaker. >> thank you for all the time you spent on this issue. i don't think we can say anything for positive. this is a great benefit for san francisco and we appreciate partnering with you on this project >> thank you next speaker. >> good afternoon supervisors my name is kevin and i'm the
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decorator thought he hotel council for san francisco. we support this moscone project. the big hotels and the small hotels and conferen convention . this is one of the most important income generators. because in the city we have the downtown hotel that fails and when the hotels don't have room we have the moscone center. the hotel council is proud to be
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partnering are the moscone center. we've heard from a lot of the managers from the hotels and we want to thank you for your time already and your help are the expansion district and thank you next speaker >> hello supervisors i'm charley i'm with the operating engineers and i want to start by thanking you all for your service. the engineers represent he over 40 thousand union members across four states. this project has a special significant to me.
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this week i had the pleasure of interviewing candidates from our city program. i'm here advocating for another project here in the city. operating engineers have a letter ofnd with city build we recognize the importance of all the projects here. it puts people to work. we support the local high ordinance and with that i urge you to take the appropriate action to move this project forward. thank you >> thank you. next speaker >> good afternoon supervisors
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i'm david local 3. i concur with my colleague charley on this issue. to find a way to expand the business here in san francisco is very important. i'm very excited to see there are over 3 thousand jobs to be generated in san francisco. i'm happy to see the construction of our construction teams to come in and build this project and with that to make it nice and short. i concur with everybody to move this project forward >> next speaker. >> good afternoon supervisors and good afternoon to your staff. i'm randy i'm a operating
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engineer in local three. i know you've heard all kinds of reasons today and in the meeting before. this project is a good investment in the city of san francisco and a good investment in the people of the city of san francisco and i urge you to move this project forward please. thank you >> thank you. next speaker please and i'm with the local unions in san francisco. on behalf of our local union and all of our members over 4 thousand we urge you to move forward with this project. a lot of our members will benefit not only from the construction jobs also the
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permanent jobs that this job will create. thank you >> are there any other members of the public that wish to speak in sport? any members who wish to speak in opposition? arrest all right. l are there colleagues any concluding remarks >> i want to introduce a no non-substantive amendment. this would go into page 12 i'm online 16. approval of this ordinance by the board shall not be - the city will conduct a review following further design and
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study. under any facilities or grant or entitlements to the trust the city remains the discretionary package. we wish to ever see it go forward or do not outweigh the project. we want to see any adversaries basket or benefits. it's just an amendment to say
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the board is not held to pass or reject it today. and some of the numbers are to be changed as follow >> let me ask are there any other members of the public wishing to speak? no. and supervisor kim has made an amendment to 11 and let's take this to vote. and colleagues why don't we give the department a time to check and count the ballots. so we'll recess until 420 to vote on the special-order and
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then the amendment we just adopt. let's recess until >> welcome back to the board of supervisors meeting of tuesday february 5, 2013. we have been establishing the business improvement and the hearing has been held in closed.
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i understand is clerk has received the relatives. now if we could hear the ballot results >> yes with respect to whether or not there is a objection. for a million total yes votes and whether or not to a form the district is 14. million or total proposed assessment and the total is 5 hundred and 37 thousand which is 3 point of the total proposed assessments so no there is not a majority of vote. total proposed assessments in
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the district is 18.4 million and total yes, and no votes combined in the 82 percent in the district so, yes there is a majority participation and finally, to the question of is there too thirds support - do at least the majority support in levy of the assessment total votes yes cast 14.3 million total no cast votes 5 hundred and 37 thousand or 6 percent so, yes there's a total of - it satisfies the criteria for the
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board to go head >> thank you any questions? okay. any further discussion at this time given there is a majority perhaps and there is a two-thirds' in levy of the assessments madam clerk call the roll think 20 in the improvement district >> (calling roll for the votes). >> supervisor mary. >> supervisor wiener, wiener i. supervisor. there are 11 is
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>> the reduction is adopted. and 11 is amended why could we take them one at a time time. the ordinance is passed on the first 3. and 11 as amended without objection that ordinance is passed and item 12 same house, same call the resolution is adopted >> yes today's meeting will be adjourned on behalf of the entire board of supervisors of supervisors for the late dr. arlene ackerman. >> madam clerk is there anything thing he else? >> no mr. president. >> meeting is
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